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Christmas Party Outfit Tips #thisisnewlook

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Christmas party dressing should NEVER feel like a chore, if anything it’s something to totally revel in. I feel like fashion at the moment dictates a way more relaxed and casual feel and more and more girls are opting for flat shoes and baggy trousers than ever before. This time of year totally overrides all trends though and there isn’t a store on the high street not offering some glitz.

Dressing up can feel a little bit overwhelming, especially if your don’t do it often but I think the most important thing is just to have fun with it. When finding the right dress it mainly comes down to the fit though, so you’re going to have to do some trying on! A good tip is to figure out your body shape (pear, apple etc), what you want to accentuate (boobies, bums) and what you want to skim over (for me it’s tummy and legs!). Knowing the shape of dress you’re looking for will be really helpful in narrowing your search and will make the trying on stage way less stressful.

The New Look Christmas range is full of gorgeous dresses in literally every shape, fabric and style imaginable, so you’re bound to find something! I love this star print dress because the shape is so flattering! It sucks in my waist, makes my boobs look way bigger and skims over what I want to hide. I love the star print too as it’s really fun and playful which is so perfect for this season.

I paired my dress with this insane faux fur jacket which is the key piece of the season. There are so many bold fur jackets out there but I love how subdued this colour is and I’ll be able to wear it with so many other outfits. It’s good to pick one that works with your skin tone too, especially if you’re going for something bright! I like that this one is cropped as well and hits my waist just where the dress starts to kick out.

fashion-blogger-cardiff-new-look fashion-blogger-cardiff-new-look“I love to go all out with accessories, they can really elevate a party look, even if you’re wearing a t-shirt and jeans…”

The right bag is everything, you only have to scroll through Instagram to know that. I love this black embellished bag as it’s so festive and glitzy but still wearable and will go with any party look. Something worth mentioning is that as great as a clutch bag is they’re so small and there’s nothing worse than not being able to close them. This bag is big enough for my phone, keys and some touch up makeup as well as a cross body strap that is dance floor friendly.

I love New Look all the time but I think everyone knows how incredible their shoes are. I would go as far to say they’re the best affordable brand and I can always find something. These platform shoes are pretty out there and they totally make me feel like I’m in ABBA (YASSS) but they’re also super comfy. Comfort is the most important thing in a party shoe and yes it’s hard to find comfy heels but they do exist! If you struggle to walk in stilettos opt for a chunky heel like these or a lower block heel instead. You want to look dressy but you also want to be able to dance all night and walk to the bar, right?

I hope you loved my Christmas party tips and you have the best festive season! Merry Christmas xx

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Photography Sarah Barnes

This post was sponsored by New Look/Query Click







  1. December 10, 2017 / 5:48 pm

    Love this entire look…but mostly the socks! where are they from?

  2. Abi Street
    December 11, 2017 / 1:11 pm

    You look absolutely gorgeous girl!!! The star dress looks amazing on you. Hope you have the best christmas. Hopefully see you soon xxx

    Abi | abistreetx

  3. December 12, 2017 / 8:33 pm

    Fab post hunny – you look amazing! Perfect party outfit that’s for sure! X

    • admin
      December 17, 2017 / 10:39 am

      You post the sweetest comments! Thank you xxx

  4. December 15, 2017 / 10:26 am

    So lovely to find a fellow welsh blogger ! You look sensational in this outfit.. Christmas party personified in this outfit. Love love love. Can i ask where these photos were taken? I love the location.. it looks stunning!X

    • admin
      December 17, 2017 / 10:38 am

      Aww thank you! It’s Insole Court in Llandaff, so beautiful!!
      You have to go! xx

  5. December 15, 2017 / 4:05 pm

    Those really are ABBA shoes – you look like a proper Dancing Queen! Love the dress! x

    • admin
      December 17, 2017 / 10:38 am

      Aww thank you Nia 🙂 xxx

  6. April 25, 2018 / 9:17 am

    Indeed, Black is beautiful!! That dress suits perfectly on you. Very pretty, Keep sharing such pretty blogs.

    • Christy
      April 28, 2018 / 7:06 pm

      Thank you so much Sarah! x

  7. June 2, 2018 / 12:11 pm

    Hey, you are really looking so stunning, That black colored dress is really winning my heart, thanks a lot for sharing.

    • Christy
      June 11, 2018 / 5:24 am

      Thank you so much Karan 🙂

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